See how schoolkids in a rural school embrace technology, as their class goes from textbooks to electronic books. The result is improved learning, greater interaction between children and more fun all round.
When Barrick Lumwana Mine agreed to build a new $5.5million dam on the Lumwana East River to provide clean drinking water for farmers and livestock, they had no idea it would end being much more. “Initially, there were some concerns...
The cheering from the women inside the church hall is deafening, and the singing and ululating can be heard hundreds of metres away. But it isn’t Sunday, and this is no church service; and it isn’t a sermon being...
After a speeding Kitwe-bound bus crashed on the Pedicle Road in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in May 2016, killing more than 30 people and injuring several others, the first number surviving passengers called from their cellphones was 39-39 –...
ENVIRONMENTALLY CLEVER: During the construction of FQM’s Sentinel Mine, thousands of trees had to be cut down to clear the land. It was an unusual opportunity for FQM to build a sawmill that that employs local people and uses...
What motivates many poor rural children near Chibuluma Mine to attend school is not just a great education, but also the chance to wear a school uniform for the first time. “The children are immensely proud to be seen in...
Mining for Zambia learned firsthand about the leaps and bounds that are being made by Village Banks in and around Solwezi District in November 2017. We decided it was time to see what progress the program has made, and...
It seems incredible that bustling, economically thriving North-Western province does not have its own abattoir for processing meat; but that glaring anomaly has presented the locals with an amazing business opportunity. With the help of Barrick Lumwana mine and some...
When torrential rains destroyed a bridge that some 5,000 Copperbelt residents relied on for going about their daily business in February 2016, Mopani Copper Mines Plc was not directly impacted. Nor was the mine affected by the July 2018...
It may come as a surprise that child marriage is still a serious problem in the communities around Solwezi. After all, you might have heard that the legal age for marriage in Zambia is eighteen, just like in most...

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